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What you’ll be doing...

As a foundational member of Verizon’s in-house digital marketing center of excellence, you will be responsible for programmatic media execution and optimization across all inventory types to achieve brand and business objectives. You will oversee cross-channel media planning on programmatic platforms across select units within Verizon Business Group. With your expert knowledge of the tech landscape and the evolution of programmatic buying, you will keep internal leadership, media and ad teams educated on emerging technologies. Additionally, you will support Yahoo's product team on their roadmap to drive differentiation for our owned technology in a highly competitive landscape.

  • Developing and executing bold, innovative campaigns in conjunction with Verizon’s creative marketing team.
  • Partnering with Yahoo on driving the product roadmap and expanding their programmatic capabilities into the broader marketplace.
  • Partnering closely with other media leaders (Consumer, Brand, Business, Search, Social, and Analytics) to support the execution of the newly developed Digital COE.
  • Supporting efforts across partner units within Verizon (Operations, Experience, Technology, and CRM) to create improved digital experiences across all touchpoints.
  • Keeping internal teams educated on the evolution of programmatic technology, what’s leading in the marketplace and what tech can be utilized.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • This hybrid role will have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days as set by the manager.
  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Marketer/agency/consultative services experience in programmatic media strategy & investment.
  • Experience managing all self-serve programmatic channels (display, video, social, dOOH, audio, native).
  • “Hands-on-keyboard” experience with primary buying platforms & formats (Google, Amazon AAP, VMG, Trade Desk).

Even better if you have one or more of the following:

  • A degree in marketing or related field.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience in programmatic media.
  • Ability to manage projects across multiple stakeholders, and influence across divisions, departments, and teams.
  • Fluent in data-driven targeting and reach strategy.
  • Programmatic buying experience within Agency Trade Desks, Management Consultancies, or brands with in-house programmatic capabilities.
  • Knowledge of advertising channels across TV, audio, OOH, Display (desktop, mobile), Digital Video, Social Media, various buying methodologies (CPM, CPC, CPA), etc.
  • Knowledge of the evolution of programmatic media; how video, social, display, native, branded content became purchasable programmatically.
  • Experience making recommendations regarding tech adoption, based on thorough awareness of the current and emerging programmatic tech landscape.
  • Experience building and executing programmatic buying strategy.
  • Skilled at applying data to get the most out of programmatic buys.
  • Comfortable leading data-driven media technology (Liveramp, Adobe AAM, Epsilon, Acxiom).
  • Experience with ad verification and brand safety tools (IAS, DoubleVerify, Moat).

Equal Employment Opportunity

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer - and celebrate our employees' differences, including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. At Verizon, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion page to learn more.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

Verizon requires new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Verizon provides reasonable accommodations consistent with legal requirements (e.g., for medical or religious reasons).

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